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The Merion Inn

106 Decatur St, Corner of Columbia Avenue and Decatur Street, Cape May, NJ 08204-1415
+1 609-884-8363
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
106 Decatur St, Corner of Columbia Avenue and Decatur Street, Cape May, NJ 08204-1415
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Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Highly recommended! We had a lovely dinner. The food and ambiance was great. My husband discovered while running around the neighborhood and went in. They were very friendly and told him to come in that night since he was going to tell me about. We...More

Thank EuniceSharkeys
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Our group had a nice time at this restaurant. The sound of jazz in the background is nice. Food was good. We stop back in each year for the crab cakes. Rochelle was our waitress and my family loved her.

Thank kristenm917
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Both my husband and I were disappointed. We ordered different entrees but complained about our dinners. My steak was dried, could barely cut it and the vegetables were not cooked. He said the same think about his seafood dish - overcooked and rhe vegetables were...More

Thank Isabella G
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Nice place for a higher end family dinner. I was very impressed with the soy glazed salmon - perfectly cooked, and the wasabi mashed potatoes were nice. My sister in law had the same entree, but from the express menu - the size of the...More

Thank Rodney T
Reviewed 4 August 2015

After not going to the Merion Inn for years we finally decided to try their early bird special - 3 course meal. We were so happy that we did. We had an excellent salad to start our meal filled with goat cheese and candied walnuts...More

1  Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 31 July 2015

We have been going to the Merion Inn for over 30 years. I felt that in the past few years it had started to slip (thankfully the apple butter has returned) but it is now the Merion Inn I remember. Can't beat the early bird...More

Thank Ginkwunk
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We went here for our anniversary. The meal was slow paced, as we had requested, leisurely, and accompanied by a live pianist. The food was first rate, both presentation and presentation.

Thank carmik12
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Our parents dragged us to the stately Merion Inn in Cape May when we were kids, and we had to get dressed up and eat in a "dark restaurant." Today, my parents and my kids come along happily to a place that is still stately,...More

1  Thank DebinPhilly
Reviewed 27 July 2015

service and food great we now live in charleston sc. once lived in manhattan. this a great place .also best martini in town.

Thank linda l
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Food was good, delicious crab and stuffed fish....old world Victorian atmosphere. Restaurant a little on the dark side, lighting wise. Generous wine pour from the bar prior to dinner. Winning combination in Cape May. Reservations a must. Wait time wasn't bad even though we arrrived...More

Thank designgirl1
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Response from RomanzaAmore | Reviewed this property |
They mix a great drink and have a wine list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Decatur St, Corner of Columbia Avenue and Decatur Street, Cape May, NJ 08204-1415
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8363
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